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FREE Official Manchester Literature Festival Tours

This October, as every October, the Manchester Literature Festival is taking place, so we at New Manchester Walks are hosting our annual FREE official literary tours.

These tours are led by Manchester expert and much-published author Ed Glinert, a Penguin Classics editor:

* Charles Dickens’ Manchester, Wednesday 18 October, 11am from the Queen Victoria statue in Piccadilly Gardens.
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* Elizabeth Gaskell’s Manchester, Thursday 26 October, 11am from St Ann’s Church. The tour includes a visit to the Portico Library, where William Gaskell, Elizabeth’s husband, was chairman for 35 years in the mid-19th century, and after a stroll around town visiting Gaskellian haunts, a bus ride to Chorlton-on-Medlock to explore Dover Street, where the Gaskells first lived when they married in 1832, ending up natch at the Elizabeth Gaskell House.
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